Philadelphia Neighborhoods

phillyneighborhoods-screenshot (PN) is the cornerstone of the Department of Journalism’s mission to better tell stories in the undercovered and underserved neighborhoods of Philadelphia. All journalism students report for PN for their capstone experience.

Located in the department’s Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab (MURL) on the fifth floor of Temple University’s Center City campus just across from City Hall, PN has all the resources of a contemporary newsroom from multimedia programs to HD video cameras.


The site has won numerous awards. Most recently,


Philadelphia Neighborhoods, MURL’s flagship publication, has joined many media outlets to provide news coverage. Our partners include:

  • Al Dia, one of the most prominent Hispanic news outlets in the country, translates stories into Spanish from Philadelphia Neighborhoods when the articles have particular interest for the Hispanic community.
  •, run by three Temple University graduates, covers technology in Philadelphia.
  • Plan Philly reports on development and zoning issues in the city.
  • WHYY has developed a site to report on Philadelphia neighborhoods in the Northwest.

Contact Information

George Miller

Director: PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods
Department of Journalism
Annenberg Hall Room 309
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-3057

Philadelphia Neighborhoods Lab

Temple University Center City Campus
Room 513
1515 Market St.

Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.204.3781